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Iron loading, alcohol and mortality: a prospective study
Background & aims The relationship between total body iron and cardiovascular disease remains controversial and information absent in black sub-Saharan Africans in whom alcohol consumption tends to be high. The level of ...
Morning blood pressure surge relates to autonomic neural activity in young non-dipping adults: the African-PREDICT study
Background It is well established that an exaggerated morning blood pressure surge (MBPS) is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease development in hypertensive individuals. However, in non-dipping ...
The African prospective study on the early detection and identification of cardiovascular disease and hypertension (African-PREDICT): design, recruitment and initial examination
Background: Globally hypertension is stabilising, but in sub-Saharan Africa the incidence of hypertension remains on an increase. Although this might be attributed to poor healthcare and ineffective antihypertensive ...